Intelligence . Intelligence. Using a netbook , complete 5 free IQ tests and record your results. Do you think these results accurately measure your intelligence? Write down three questions that could be used on an IQ test. Do you think these could be applied to the whole population?.
Create your own intelligence test that you think best explains intelligence
Involves the ability to learn from experience to acquire knowledge to reason and to solve problems to deal with people and objects and to adapt effectively to the environment
It is socially and culturally determined – what is considered to be intelligent can differ according to the society and/or culture in which it is observed
Test validity – must measure what it is supposed to measure i.e. intelligence and not other characteristics
Define each of these terms
Test reliability – the ability of a test to consistently measure what it is supposed to measure each time it is given
Test standardisation and test norms – if test to have meaning the test must first be administered to a large sample who are representative of population (different ages, sex, family backgrounds, cultural backgrounds etc)